What's Special Here?
We focus on 3 main topics on BadAssOptic:
- Sighting Systems
- Weapon Lights
- Niche Firearm Accessories
We make everyday gun web content just a little bit more interesting to consume with some educational & interactive for everybody.
Reading is good, but we rather show it to make gun content as visual as possible for you.
Explain gun things in simple terms with independent resources
Learn interesting things about firearm accessories and optics
Above all, we fully support the second amendment and wish everyone out there to be safe, free and have some fun.
How It Got Started
My name is Ying, I built this site while I was an USAF ICBM officer many years ago. The goal was to add subtle things to everyday firearm content to be more engaging, interactive and educational. As the site grows, more technical features will be added to transform it into something more than just a blog that no one has seen before.
As we're still expanding, and we're looking for:
Experienced Firearm Content Creators
We also open to show off your great content and reference visitors back to your site.
How We Do Reviews
We pay for most of products to use and test even if we have to spend big money to show you the legit products you should get.
We mostly earn revenue via display ads and affiliate commission when you purchase (See disclaimer below), and we reinvest the funds to acquire new things to try and create content on.
Sometimes we rent gears from friends, and other times we come across products to play around with through people we meet at the range. The reviews are based on initial user feedback and overall field experiences, and then we continue to update the review content as time goes on to have more insightful data.
Some products are better than others, and we use them as is based on what they are designed for. We do our best to use the product practically with plenty of visuals to present.
If something breaks, we will show the why, how and the context of the usage to give buyers accurate information.
We also link to other content creators who may explain certain topics better, go 10X way beyond what we're doing or have better data to present.
This site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, Impact Radius, Avantlink & ShareASale. These are affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon, Brownells, LAPG and OpticsPlanet
When a visitor purchase a product through one of our affiliate links or interact with display ads, we earn a very small percentage of that as a way to reinvest back into our independent contracts, team members, products and website.
If you have any other questions or want to write for us, please use the contact info below:
Contact: (805) 691-2835
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Prefered)